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on american manufacturing and today the u.s. auto industry has come roaring back. >> he defended obama care. >> i don't know exactly what the other side's proposing, i guess you could call it romney doesn't care. >> reporter: vice president biden was in pennsylvania, mocking mitt romney and paul ryan at last week's republican convention. >> and these guys say the president's out of touch? out of touch? swiss bank account i'm told millions in the cayman islands, who is out of touch? >> reporter: mitt romney stayed out of the fray. in new hampshire. in charlotte, a few hundred activists protested the city's big banks and demanded tougher environmental laws as the president headed toward his convention. tomorrow mr. obama campaigns in ohio, a critical battleground state, then goes to louisiana. battered about by hurricane isaac. nbc news charlotte, north carolina. >> the founder and the leader of the unification church has died. reverend sun myung moon died at the age of 92 according to church officials. moon reportedly died at a church-owned hospital near his home northeast of seoul. two week
to recruit diplomats on the uc berkeley campus. he met with stevens just before he left the u.s. for his new job as ambassador to libya. >> i was struck by the fact that he was eager to go. he was earnest. i think he was looking forward to his first ambassadorship. >> reporter: george served with stevens in the peace corps in the '80s. he taught english to kids in a small moroccan town and he says even back then, stevens dreamed of becoming an ambassador. >> he just fell in love with morocco and that part of the world. it was the shark that shaped the rest of his career. >> reporter: the east bay native studied law at uc hastings in san francisco. >> he would pop in my office if he was in town. levine says he's not at all surprised stevens gave his life trying to save others. >> he could have literally sent in the marines. there's a battalion there protecting the embassy. he didn't do that. he wanted to be there and take his people and get them back to safety. he knew he was taking a risk. he did it any way. what more do you need to know? >> he epitomized tolerance, understanding and respect
in the area since the '40s. >> it's great being out here with my dad. he's -- that's where i got to be a big kid from. he's still a big kid i didn't think i was that big, but otherwise i guess i'm a kid, yeah. >> reporter: "endeavour" had its first successful lift-off from ken day space center in 1992. it's headed to its permanent spot at the science center and will be open to display for the public starting october 30th. >>> stephanie, thank you. across the bay area from many of it area over the bay bridge and the iconic shot of the golden gate bridge. a once in-in-a-lifetime chance see two american icons together. look at that shot. to see the space shuttle "endeavour" to fly by. it made two passes. crowds at the field screamed and clapped as it flew slow and low. the shuttle is making the rounds to california landmarks as it retires to a museum in california. it arrived at l.a.x. a short while ago. one woman told us it made her emotional to see such an important part of history. >> it was a strange emotional moment because i remember seeing the "columbia" launch when i was in the fifth gr
were easier to find. >> early '60s set of map and more interesting to look at. >> this one is interesting, look at the cover. >> through his trips to every state and on ebay he has more maps than you can shove in a glove box. some possibly scribed by hand. >> we cut out letter by letter. >> >> look at a map like this going to the '20s. >> where he is still employed but not as a mapmaker. >> you can see the art. >> aaa outsourced production in 2008 because of the depend for paper maps was so low. since 2000 -- whoa! it is down 60%. they can't resent gps technology. it is great to get from point a to b but both wonder what you lose by not finding your own way. >> the computer doesn't know my wishes as well as i do, i guess. and the map lets you see the full picture. >> nothing like it. >> nbc bay area news. >> they have to keep a map in the car in case your battery dies on your gps or smartphone, right. >> you still need them. if you don't have access to the internet or the cell phone loses battery power you still want that paper map. let's deal with the electronic maps for n
with the a chinese company. the completion of the deal will generate a wind fall which could ease the pain of yahoo!'s shareholders. after yahoo! pays taxes and distributes most of the proceeds, the kl will have $1 billion left to finance acquisitions or hire new talent as it seems to build up the company. >>> mayor ed lee today took one of san francisco's less scenic tours. he inspected the now empty sutro reservoir. without the 32 million gallons of water, it looks more like a parking garage. it's vital to the city so it's getting an overhaul. the mayor says the inspiration to make the improvements was reinforced by a post-katrina visit to new orleans. >> one of the biggest lessons is they didn't invest properly in the infrastructure knowing disaster was in front of them, having experienced flooding and the gates of their water barriers having melted down a couple times before then. >> the reservoir is the seventh and last reservoir in the city to benefit from the improvement program. >>> still ahead tonight at 6:00, a new stadium is being built and a whole city is feeling the impact. >> we have new
in a notorious graffiti crew. seary credits s.j.p.d.'s -- a group of suspected taggers was charged with a so-called gang enhancement. that group racked up more than $60,000 in property damage alone a bill that will be picked up by taxpayers. >> the big deal is look around, the graffiti everywhere makes the city look ugly and it doesn't make it seem safe. this tagging is gang tagging and if it gets crossed out, that's a sign of disrespect and that leads to violence. >> eight homicide in 11 days, four of them gang related. the last member set for sentencing september 25. >>> the stalemate is over tonight for cal state and it's faculty members who have been working without a contract for two years. the faculty has now voteded in favor of a new four-year deal. this has ended months of sometimes angry bargaining. it preserves current working conditions. >>> red light cameras would get new scrutiny awaiting the governor's signature which may come tonight. too often the cameras aren't installed as a safety feature, but really is a way to make cities to help them make money. the proposal would estab
. a once stardom-seeking private i. who made national news with his so-called mommy p.i.s is heading to prison to do some hard time. a federal court judge sentenced christopher butler to eight years behind bars for extortion, robbery, and conspireing to deal drugs. >> any defendant at this point realizes that for a year and a half of conduct and i'm rounding out that he has really done great damage. not only to himself. but to the reputation of law enforcement. >> nbc bay area was the first to obtain this undercover video showing butler and the former commander of contra costa county's drug enforcement team taking part in an apparent drug deal. butler admitted he teamed up with welsh to steal drugs from law enforcement evidence lockers and sell them back on the street. he also says the pair opened a brothel in pleasant hill. all things he's now willing to testify to in court earning him a lighter sentence. >> the extent of his cooperation was extraordinary. the extent to which everything he said to the authorities from day one was completely borne out as factually accurate, corrobora
temperatures for saturday by the bay. 70s and inland, mid up toer 80s f you're headed out to the game, one of the lucky ones, they're going up against usc, 4:30. temperatures expected in the upper 70s to near 80. we'll have more coming up. >>> the bodies of four americans who killed the in attack in libya were returned to the united states today. president obama promised the killers will face justice. secretary of state hillary clinton spoke about bay area product chris stevens who died in that attack. >> i was honored to snow ambassador chris stevens. i want to thank his parents and s siblings who are here today for sharing chris with us and with our country. >> much of his family is still here in the bay area. stevens grew up in piedmont and went to cal. the president and secretary of state made their comments before flag draped coffins at an hanger in maryland. >>> the anti-american demonstrations continue today. now expanding beyond arab nations. this protest in london. riots have broken out in 20 different countries against the anti-islamic film made in the u.s. there was damage in le
see a braight future. >> i was in the u.s. army for 3 1/2 years, i did one tour in iraq i guess you can say that kind of prepares me mentally. >> city leaders are pleased with what they see so far. the 166th academy. is the most diverse ever with record 15 women, 11 languages spoken. >> this is the first-class we have had in several years. it really looks much more like the city than past classes. >> to give you an idea of how understaffed the department is -- currently there are 632 sworn oakland police officers down from 809 just three years ago. and the department is still recruiting two more academies are scheduled to take place next year. reporting live, jodi hernandez, nbc bay area news. >>> vallejo's mayor hoping to regain the trust of some in the community. at issue an officer involved shooting that took place september 2nd. vallejo police shot and killed a 23-year-old man sitting in a parked car outside of his home. officers say the man got out of the car and reached for what turned out to be a pellet gun. the man's sister claims she watched the entire incident, and the pol
. we had the sea breeze through the day today. inland saw highs in the low 80s. very cool for this time of year. only 80 in livermore. san jose, 71 degrees. 68 in oakland. 62 in san francisco and right now it's practically jacket weather in the trivalley. that's what you have with the winds coming in off the bay, 25-mile-per-hour winds in fairfield setting us up for a cool finish to the week, too. might have noticed the low clouds. we think they'll re-form on the coast tonight. and the big thunderstorms along the spine of this today, the moisture should stay off to the south and east. this area of low pressure offshore should keep the bay area under mainly a southwest air flow aloft limiting the monsoon moisture to southern california and the sierra. but it's going to keep the sea breeze going tomorrow. lots of 60s and 70s around the bay area, well inland out to the tri-valley and down around morgan hill. hour-by-hour forecast tomorrow, just like today, clearing at times on the coast. starting off with morning clouds and maybe misty guys around the peninsula and the coast for tomorrow m
priest jarred lidner who lynch said molested him and his brother in the 1970s. nowner jesuit brother william farrington is accused of abusing a bellarmine preparatory student in the 1960s and that acquisition wasn't the first. in a left sent to bellarmine faculty and staff of jesuits which oversees bellarmine, quote, jesuit brother william farrington was removed from ministry with minors after allegations surfaced from another student. he now exercises no public ministry and lives under close supervision at the jesuit infirmary and his restrictions are reviewed annually. though the statute of limitations has run out, mike grabel was given permission to share his story to encourage other possible victims to come forward. grabel is quoted in the statement from the jesuit society as saying at each step i was met with an a. >>> concern and caring and willingness to help. they, the jesuits, support my desire to send this letter as an expression of my care and concern for my classmates who might have had similar experiences. grabel did not return our kabls nor did his 71-year-old accused a
as police chief in san joerse, it s a unanimous decision. 18 months later as he calls it quits is far shorter than an average police chief and far shorter than what the city council was hoping for. police chief chris moore will retire in january from a department he's been with for more than 27 years. >> it's a long time in law enforcement and it's the right time in our business. if i think about all the factors that led into us, clearly our scenario and what we're facing had something to do with it, i'm not kidding you. i've been disappointed that we weren't able to get some things done through negotiation that i think perhaps, you know, i wish we had. >> reporter: the chief said laying off officers was one of the hardest things he's ever had to do, but he's proud of how he handled it, and he says proud of this department. >> i came here to be a san jose police officer. i could have gone a lot of places, and i just couldn't be happier -- pardon me -- wow. couldn't be happier that i was here and was able to be the chief here. >> reporter: the president of the chiefs association said h
in livermore, temperatures in the mid 70s in the afternoon, we'll tell you who could hit mid 90s coming up. ah. fire bad! just have to fire roast these tomatoes. do you churn your own butter what? too? this is going to give you a head start on your dinner. that seems easier sure does who are you? [ female announcer ] new progresso recipe starters. five delicious cooking sauces you combine with fresh ingredients to make amazing home-cooked meals. ♪ ambiance [ female announcer ] new progresso recipe starters. your head-start to home cooked. >>> damian, the united farm worker's union not happy with lawmakers for rejecting a bill that would provide overtime pay for these workers. what happens now. >> they're angry, they're not going to stop now. the farm workers were the only gro gro group left out of the 1938 -- the seat assembly just voted to keep it that way. >> reporter: they have been cleaning this pepper hill since 5:30 this morning. they're not going to sugar coat it, it hasn't been an easy day. it's hot. >> reporter: it was in the low 90s in morgan hill, a little hotter in this
in livermore, and headed out to the raiders game tonight, expect temperatures in the 60s and a little bit cool by 9:00 p.m. we'll tell you when we return in just a few. [ male announcer ] ever wonder what's behind two little fleas? the next generation and then countless more. how do you kill them? frontline plus. it uses two ingredients. one to kill adult fleas and ticks. plus another to eliminate flea eggs and larvae, annihilating the next generation of fleas. and, frontline plus works non-stop for thirty days. no wonder it's the number one choice of vets for their pets and yours. ask your vet about frontline plus. accept nothing less. >>> it have could have been much worse but fire destroyed a detached garage near san jose state university. fire reported at the home on 11th street near st. john this morning. officials believe the fire started at an outlet which had a chainsaw plugged in. the owner was outside trimming some trees. the fire was out in 20 minutes, and there were no injuries. the garage though is a total loss, and there is minor damage to the kitchen. >>> half of san jose's medi
today's ceremony and background on the case. >>> in oakland right now, the s.w.a.t. team ended a standoff outside a home. no one was inside. but the scene caused huge traffic problems and a lot of noise in the neighborhood. oakland police fired grenades into the west oakland house near 12th and mandela street. several blocks were blocked off as police tried to contact the man they believed was hiding inside. when police made their way inside the home, the suspect had already left and is still at large tonight. >> san jose police are investigatesing what they say was a fight that ended with two people stabbed in the downtown area. investigators say it happened just after 2:00 this morning near the intersection of north ninth and east julian street. police arrived to find two men ages 20 and 21 suffering from multiple stab wounds. they were both rushed to the hospital but so far will is no word on their condition or any description of a possible suspect. >>> up in flames. this is video of an early morning fire that hit a private school. you can see the flames engulfing this build
. rethink possible. >>> outrage over a controversial film made in the u.s. continues to spread around the world as federal officials question a convicted felon in california who may have helped to make that movie. dozens of anti-american protests and demonstrations are being held around the world. and tonight, there are still many questions about that movie that led to the violence and the attack in libya which claimed the lives of four americans. nbc bay area's kimberly thieri has the latest. >> reporter: the california man behind the youtube video was brought in for an interview with federal officers. since the movie ignited a firestorm of anger, he's been out of public view, staying with family. with its face covered, nikoula basseley naloula willingly went to be question good possible probation violations. in 2010, the 55-year-old pled no contest to federal bank fraud charges and was banned from using computers or the internet as part of his sentence. >> he's not in custody. >> no. >> nobody's under arrest. he came along willingly. he was cooperative, absolutely no incidents. he w
in concord, temperatures are expected to go back into the 80s and we'll talk about our potential of 90-degree heat coming up in just a few. >>> the latest job numbers are in. let's check in with our business and tech reporter scott budman, a lot of companies are doing well here. >> the labor department says that the american economy gained 96,000 jobs in august. if you look at the numbers, a fairly big dip below the number of jobs gained even in july. this is the political story these days, the democrats talking about stead job growth, republicans pointing out that the growth has been slow. the nation's jobless rate has dropped from 8.3% to 8.1%, but that's largely because a lot of people stopped looking. outside of tech, there are signs of an improving economy, we found one company raising the bar with new jobs. >> you know, their product, the cliff bar. >> we're a maker of organic, energy foods for stleets. >> but you may not know that cliff has been in the east bay for 23 years, and that while not a tech company, it's still growing very quickly. >> the way we built the brand is through gra
, and this ti time it's over the investigation. >> temperature pes are flaring,s about the fact that it's not about the fire. >> they've now identified a contributing factor that led to last month's massive refinery fire. he said the failed pipe had low silicon content, causing it to corrode at an accelerated rate. >> the section was failed was five feet. we believe that five-feet section was subject to low silicon steel. if we had had that knowledge, we would have replaced that pipe. >> it turns out the plant was already the target of a federal criminal probe by the epa before last month's fire. >> it's very serious. >> reporter: the chief investigator with the bay area fire district said his team had a lot of flaring go on unmonitor unmonitored 300 times in a three-year period. >> we discovered 27 violations where we saw activity on flaherty and there was no monitoring on the flow. >> reporter: the agency find chevron $175,000, but now the epa has launched its own federal criminal investigation. >> we know that something went wrong, the refinery did something wrong. whether it rises t
francisco giants game on friday, the fog is clearing out and low 60s. we'll have the full forecast coming up. >>> the last remnants of occupy san francisco are gone. police cleared away more than two dozen campers last night on mark street in front of the federal reserve building. the officers told them they were illegally lodging on the sidewalk, according to state law. and anyone who did not leave would be arrested. 20 people were arrested. if at first you don't succeed, try, try again. the actress who says she was duped into being in that anti-muslim video that sparked violent protests in the middle east has refiled a lawsuit against youtube. cindy lee garcia appeared in the movie, innocence of muslims. she has since filed another lawsuit setting copy right infringement and is unspecified damages. she is also suing the hundreds who have reposted the video on youtube. last week the los angeles court denied a similar motion to have the 14-minute trailer removed from youtube. >>> is it another solyndra or does this company have a sunny future? there is a new facility today. normally that's g
. >> reporter: that man received serious but not life-threatening injury s. we understand that both have now been released from the hospital. police say they so far they have yet to make any arrests, they are asking witnesses to come forward. reporting live in oakland, i'm jody hernandez. >>> happening now, the coast guard working to retrieve what's left of the 14-foot boat that capsized on the san mateo bridge. a 16-year-old girl, a 51-year-old man were left stranded in that coiled water. ultimately the crew of a rescue boat from the alameda county fire department pulled them to safety. they were taken to the redwood city -- >>> the dumbarton bridge will be shut down starting at 10:00 tonight. crews are working on an eastern expansion joint to make it earthquake ready so the work is expected to last all weekend with the bridge reopening by 5:00 on tuesday. the closure comes as aaa announced that as many as 23 million californians will hit the road this weekend, that's a boost from last year. people are not letting those gas prices or those airline tickets keep them at home. >> that's right,
ranieri in the weather center, live contrast in temperatures from the south bay into the 60s for san jose. to 81 now in livermore. throughout the next couple of days as temperatures spike, allergy is going to go up as well. [ female announcer ] pillsbury crescents on their own are wonderful ...but add some ham and cheese ...roll them up in some crescent dough and tada, thursday is now... a ham & cheese crescent roll-up wonder pillsbury crescents, let the making begin. can dodge a question. honey, how'd that test go? [ female announcer ] in just 60 seconds, you've got snack-defying, satisfying totino's pizza rolls. mmmm. mmm hmmm. mmmm. [ female announcer ] it's on. let's roll. >> experts say they are dangerous. the nbc bay area investigative unit expose as well known problem to electricians and a secret danger to many homeowners. our chief investigative reporter tony kovaleski spent several months digging and the risks with the federal pacific circuit breakers. >> when they work they are not noticed but when they don't our investigation has found they can cause dangerous fire in your home
from washington. he was killed in an attack on the u.s. embassy in benghazi last week. >> he was not the type of diplomat to sit in the office and attend receptions and just be a formal person. he was a man of the people. >> i'm perfectly aware that there was danger. there was danger almost every place he went. >> reporter: stevens' mother said she learn long ago not to worry. she said her son inherited his curious and outgoing nature from his grandfather and was on the go from the start. in fact, trips to the park kept her on her toes. >> chris would take off, cross toward the street. i would run out and get him and bring him back and he would take off in the other direction and i would run off and get him. he was a really active little guy. he wasn't always -- and just kind of, you know, busy. >> and he didn't stop. he studied abroad in high school and college. and did a stint in the peace corps before ultimately taking on a career in the foreign service. the east bay remained home and ties to his family stayed strong. >> he was a great big brother. he watched over his brot
70s. so above average near record setting for parts of the coastline but definitely not super hot. we're not expecting 90s to 100s at the coastline. but overall, what we're also looking at here is high pressure building in that will produce plenty of hot weather inland. that's where it's going to be most crucial, especially into sunday and monday with increased fire danger, a slight offshore wind, a few 100s possible and then if you are headed out to the beach, more milder weather and dangerous rip currents. let's get a look at our biggest concern as we head throughout the weekend. we're going to have unhealthy levels of the ozone and if you have allergies it's going to be tough. again, this saturday, sunday, even into monday. excessive heat watch already been issued for sunday and monday. that looks like the hottest stretch of weather for us. this includes the north bay, south bay, and also for the east bay and this does seem like commonsense information but we all need to remember when it gets this hot, drink plenty of water. take frequent breaks with your kids and also remember tho
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